Waiting For a Reply? Study Explains The Psychology Behind Email ...

When you send an email, how long should you wait for a response? Is it OK to follow up a day later? If you haven't gotten a response in a week, should you assume you won’t get a reply?

Dec 1

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Food prices influence how we judge food quality

When it comes to food quality, you get what you pay for, right? Not necessarily. According to a new study, price influences how we judge the quality of foods, but it may not be a true reflection of how good the product is.

Dec 1

Categories: Mindfulness

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When Eating Disorders and Drug Addiction Collide

Most people think of eating disorders and drug addiction as separate and distinct issues, but as many people who suffer with these maladies know firsthand, there is often significant overlap between the two.

Dec 1

Categories: Addictions, Drug Addiction, Eating Disorders

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Why you should avoid hospitals on weekends and holidays

The quality and speed of health care can change during peak hours.

Nov 30

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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7 Types Of Marriage Betrayal That Are Often Overlooked

When people think of cheating in a relationship, physical infidelity is usually the first thing that comes to mind. There are however, other less obvious ways spouses can break their marital bond. You may not even realize you're guilty of these.

Nov 30

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Emotional But Don't Know Why? The "Other" Sesonal Affective Disorder

If you're feeling down at the holidays and have no idea why, the cause may be memories of noteworthy events, a particular loss or personal struggles.

Nov 28

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Patients with Misophonia Require Help and Understanding

Some people find the sound of nails on a chalkboard or the rumbling of a snoring spouse irritating, but what if the sound of someone breathing sent you into a fit of rage? This is a reality for many sufferers of misophonia.

Nov 28

Categories: Anxiety, Social Anxiety / Phobia

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5 fun ways to build your child’s brain

Don’t amuse your kids into creative impotence. Constant amusement inhibits imagination. Let them be bored.

Nov 27

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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Should You “Friend” Your Doctor on Social Media?

A new academic review of the ethical considerations of establishing a social media relationship with a medical professional raises a bevy of issues that should be considered by patients and providers.

Nov 27

Categories: Mental Health Professions

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3 Ways Your Lunch Affects Your Brain

Our choice of meal affects not just our energy levels, but also our mood and concentration. For people dealing with mental health issues, a healthy diet can even be a path to lower reliance on medication and enhanced functionality. Here are three ...

Nov 26

Categories: Happiness, Health Psychology

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Psychologists uncover what your musical taste says about your ...

New findings tell us that from a person’s musical taste and ability, we can infer a range of information about their personality and the way that they think.

Nov 26

Categories: Dance Therapy

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Why Too Much Data Is Stressing Us Out

Data, data, everywhere. Our brains are being expected to cope with data flowing into them from all directions as our computers, smart phones and connected devices constantly beep, flash and bombard us with information. But is having all of this ...

Nov 25

Categories: Stress Management

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New Website A One Stop Shop For LGBTI Health In Australia

A new website aims to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTI Australians by providing targeted information on drugs, alcohol, and mental and sexual health.

Nov 25

Categories: Addictions, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Men eat more pizza when trying to impress women

Of all of the ways men try to impress the ladies, from big wallets to big muscles, here is one that has finally been quantified by science.

Nov 24

Categories: Men's Issues, Relationships & Marriage

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Sleeping in feels so good - but may be unhealthy.

A new study provides evidence of a higher risk of heart disease and diabetes in people who sleep later on weekends.

Nov 24

Categories: Health Psychology, Workplace Issues

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